Relationship between small bowel transit time and absorption of a solid meal influence of metoclopramide, magnesium sulfate, and lactulose

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The times taken for a radiolabeled solid meal to empty from the stomach and terminal ileum and the absorption of the components of that meal were measured in 14 patients with terminal ileostomies under control conditions and after administration of either lactulose (40 g) or metoclopramide (20 mg tds), or magnesium sulfate (0.1 g/kg body weight). Absorption… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01296904

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